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leaving

[ lee-ving ]
/ ˈli vɪŋ /
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noun

something that is left; residue.
leavings, leftovers or remains; refuse.

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Origin of leaving

First recorded in 1300–50, leaving is from the Middle English word leving.See leave1, -ing1
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